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The Sindh Home Department issued a terrorist alert for Karachi on February 23, calling on all relevant authorities to increase security measures.

Taliban militants funded and trained by Iran were ordered to attack a ceremony attended by the Pakistani PM inaugurating a key pipeline project. The militants disobeyed and surrendered.

The training aims to prepare civil servants to convey information to the public through the media after incidents of terrorism and violent extremism.

The newly inaugurated centre, the first in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, will provide free legal services for female and child victims of violence and other crimes.

Despite claiming that their cause is justified in Islam, militants are seeking only to make money through illicit means such as drug trafficking.

Academic activities at the newly renamed Agriculture Services Academy in Peshawar have resumed about two months after Taliban militants took nine lives on December 1.

A long-delayed DNA laboratory and upgrades to the KP Police's forensic lab will speed up investigations into high-profile crimes, say officials.

In a recent interview, Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, the head of Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security, said evidence proves Moscow and Tehran are helping the Taliban.

Iran-backed proxies are luring thousands of Pakistani youth to fight in wars that serve only to undermine Pakistan's sovereignty and strengthen Tehran's sectarian goals.

The United States is one of the leading trade partners of Pakistan and among the few countries with which Pakistan has a trade surplus each year.

More children now than 2 decades ago are suffering from various mental disorders as a result of terrorism and militancy, according to medics.

One of the priorities moving forward is to reduce the trade deficit that Pakistan runs with Indonesia and to increase two-way investments, thereby diversifying and expanding economic ties.

'The path to regional peace and stability passes through Afghanistan,' said Pakistani Chief Of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Jahangir, 66, died of cardiac arrest over the weekend.

Equipping children with modern technology skills and education is a top priority of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, officials say.

Pakistanis of all walks of life are raising awareness of sexual and violent predators as police hunt down and arrest perpetrators.

Mashal Khan, who was falsely accused of blasphemy, was killed by a mob at the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan last year.

The number of sectarian attacks decreased by 44% between 2016 and 2017 thanks to the combined efforts of security forces, civil society organisations and clerics.

A Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) suicide bomber killed 11 soldiers in Swat Valley February 3.

Some 1,400 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras will be installed at all six entry and exit points of Quetta, as well as in other important locations throughout the city.

The elite commandos are responsible for quickly responding to terrorist attacks, hostage situations and other emergencies.